TAG: vps

Is There a Limit to How Many IP Addresses I Can Have?

There’s no limit to the amount of IPs you can have for a cloud or dedicated server with Hostwinds. It’s up to you how many you wish to purchase at $2 per IP / $5 per unique c-class IP.   How do I Add More IPs to My Cloud Server?   If you want to…

I have Lost the Password to my Cloud/Dedicated Server

When you lose your password you have a couple of options to find or restore it to gain access and full functionality back to your server.  The two options we offer are laid out below. Lost password but still functions This is where you have an active password that works but cannot find it.  …

How to RDP into your Windows Server from a Mac

How Do I Connect to Windows Server from a Mac? This guide will walk you through how to use Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) to connect your Mac with a Windows Cloud or Dedicated server. Note: If you’re unable to login please contact our support department for assistance.   Open the Remote Desktop Connection (RDC) client…

How to Connect to Your Server From a Windows OS via RDP

How Do I Connect to Windows Server (Win) with Remote (RDP)?   This guide will explain how to remote (RDP) into a Windows server. Find the Remote Desktop Connection (RDP) on your PC and open it. Put the IP address that was included in the welcome email we sent Click connect     In the window that…

Running a Virus Scan on your Server

How do I Scan my Linux Server for Viruses? In a Linux based environment you can run a Virus scan using ClamAV, and you can scan for Malware using Linux Malware Detect. You can also use the ClamAV scan engine with Linux Malware Detect for better performance.   How to Run a Virus Scan in…

Best Security Practices for a Linux Server

How can I secure my Linux server? A number of measures can be taken to secure your server in the best way possible to mitigate malicious issues.  Below you’ll find some of the best practices to apply when securing your Linux servers. Changing the SSH port Create a second user that is not root Restrict…